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Table 1 Detection methods of exosomes

From: The roles of tumor-derived exosomes in non-small cell lung cancer and their clinical implications

Contents Methods References
Isolation and purification Ultracentrifugation Density gradients centrifugation Immunobeads Size exclusion chromatography Spin column-based methods [127,128,129,130,131]
Analysis of size and shape TEM [132]
Analysis of size distribution and concentration Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis FAVS [133,134,135]
Analysis of proteins Mass spectrometry, Western-blot SDS-PAGE [136, 137]
Analysis of RNA NGS, Microarray, RT-PCR [138,139,140]